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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Honoring Paramount's benefactor

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro Mayor Al King, left, presents David Weil with a portrait of himself during Monday night’s city council meeting after Weil gave a summary of the Paramount Theatre’s finances. For more information see Weil: Paramount on track....

Duplin soldier killed in Iraq

The war in Iraq came home to Duplin County early this morning as the Department of Defense announced the weekend death of Army National Guard Staff Sgt. and Wallace police officer Emanuel Pickett. Pickett, 34, of Teachey, died in Baghdad...

Weil: Paramount on track

Local businessman David Weil believed he was coming to the Monday night meeting of the Goldsboro City Council to speak about the financial status of the Paramount Theatre. But council members had something else planned. Weil delivered his report, telling...

Northern Wayne meeting tonight

The Northern Wayne Task Force will hold its first public meeting tonight from 5:30 to 8 in the Pikeville Community Center on 105 W. School St. The task force, which was created earlier this year, marks the second step in...

Wayne County schools will add new educational access channel

Wayne County Public Schools is closer to having an educational access TV channel, possibly as soon as the fall. Olivia Pierce, executive director of community relations, media and technology, updated the Board of Education Monday night on what will be...

Duplin Commissioners will give Events Center one more year

KENANSVILLE -- With five of the six Duplin County Commissioners voting to give the Duplin County Events Center one more year to get on track -- and the sixth voting no only because he wanted to stop county funding immediately...

Public record

Clarification Stantonsburg police attempted to locate the scene of a fatal accident Sunday morning but received misguided directions, officials said Monday. The officer who recieved the initial call attempted to find the site but was told it was on N.C....

Portion of U.S. 13 North closed to permit repairs

A portion of U.S. 13 North will be closed Wednesday and part of the day Thursday to permit highway crews to repair a water line. A stretch the highway less than a mile long between Hood Swamp Road and Saulston...

Johnston County's water restrictions eased somewhat

SMITHFIELD -- The Johnston County Board of Commissioners have revised the county's water restrictions. Effective immediately, county water customers may use irrigation systems under the following rules: *No irrigation on Mondays. *Odd numbered addresses -- Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. *Even...

Esther's Refuge fundraiser April 27

A fundraising event to benefit the Esther's Refuge transitional home for women will be held April 27 from 5 until 9 p.m. at Elm Grove Church at 1118 Booker St. in Pikeville. Esther's Refuge is a faith-based non-profit organization that...

Lunch menus

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Week of April 14-18, 2008 Monday -- Breakfast: blueberry muffin; Lunch: stuffed crust cheese pizza, tuna salad w/crackers, steamed broccoli, corn niblets, diced pears, golden delicious apple; Tuesday -- Breakfast: apple turnover; Lunch: lasagna w/wheat bread...